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Multimedia Reporters are based in various markets across the country. This program continues to build a pipeline for the next generation of talented reporters with Fox News. They are equipped with a ‘Bureau in a Box’ to enhance Fox News’ newsgathering capabilities and contribute a steady flow of content for Fox News radio, digital, cable and broadcast. Each class of 5 MMRs are selected for the 2-year training program through which they receive mentorship, ongoing technical training and constant feedback to support their development as multi-platform journalists.

Meet the Team

HOUSTON, TX

Joy Addison

Joy Addison is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in Houston. Previously, she worked at KFDM FOX 4 in Beaumont, Texas. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Mississippi.

NEW ORLEANS, LA

Rebekah Castor

Rebekah Castor is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in New Orleans. Most recently, Rebekah was a general assignment reporter for WEAR-TV ABC 3 in Pensacola, Florida. She previously served as a Fox News Campus Ambassador at Syracuse University. Rebekah received her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast & Digital Journalism as well as Political Science from Syracuse University.

ORLANDO, FL

Caroline Elliott

Caroline Elliott is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in Orlando. Most recently, Caroline was a reporter at KWCH CBS 12 in Wichita, Kansas. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism & Mass Communication from the University of Georgia.

CLEVELAND, OH

Stephen Goin

Stephen Goin is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in Cleveland. Previously, Stephen was a multimedia journalist for WAVE NBC 3 in Louisville, Kentucky. Stephen also served as a multimedia journalist & producer at WJFW-TV NBC 12 in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Stephen received his Master of Science in Strategic Communications from Columbia University & Bachelor of Arts in Government and Minor in Business from the University of Texas.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Mills Hayes

Mills Hayes is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in Minneapolis. Before joining Fox News, she worked at KATV ABC 7 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from the University of South Carolina.

SEATTLE, WA

Jake Karalexis

Jake Karalexis is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in Seattle. Previously, he worked at WOAY-TV ABC 4 in Oak Hill, West Virginia. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Media from the University of Michigan.

Sacramento, CA

Jiovanni Lieggi

Jiovanni Lieggi is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in Sacramento. Most recently, Jiovanni was a multimedia journalist for KLFY-TV CBS 10 in Lafayette, Louisiana. He also served as a multimedia journalist for WBKN-TV CBS 27 in Youngstown, Ohio. Jiovanni received his Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Kent State University.

ST. LOUIS, MO

Madison Scarpino

Madison Scarpino is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in St. Louis. Most recently, she worked at WAFF NBC 48 in Huntsville, Alabama. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Mississippi.

LAS VEGAS, NV

Ashley Soriano

Ashley Soriano is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in Las Vegas. Previously, Ashley was a multimedia journalist for KGNS-TV NBC 8 in Laredo, Texas. She also served as a news trainee at WAGA-TV FOX 5 Atlanta. Ashley received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Spanish & Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Georgia.

CHARLOTTE, NC

Austin Westfall

Austin Westfall is a Fox News Multimedia Reporter based in Charlotte. Most recently, Austin was a multimedia journalist and reporter for KERO-TV ABC 22 in Bakersfield, California. Also, he served as a border reporter for Cronkite News on Arizona PBS. Austin received his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication from Arizona State University.

Alumni

Stephanie Bennett

Current Position: KSAZ-TV Fox 10 Phoenix Reporter
Past MMR Coverage Location: Phoenix, AZ
“This program is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You’ll hit the ground running and cover major stories across the country. MMRs get to work alongside the best in the business.”

Lauren Blanchard

Current Position: Fox News Edge Correspondent, Washington D.C.
Past MMR Coverage Location: Des Moines, IA
“My time as a MMR taught me how to turn local stories into pieces that can reach a national audience and make a real impact in the discussion of the day.”

Ben Brown

Current Position: Fox Nation Associate Producer
Past MMR Coverage Location: Las Vegas, NV
"The Fox News MMR program allows young reporters to grow and develop under some of the best journalists in the industry. From traveling the country for breaking news to being on the red carpet for award shows, you can expect to hit the ground running from day one."

Katie Byrne

Current Position: Fox Weather Multimedia Journalist
Past MMR Coverage Location: Philadelphia, PA
“I feel so lucky to have been a multimedia reporter. It's a unique opportunity to work with the best in the business. The stories I got to cover and the people I met along the way helped me grow as a journalist.”

Andrew Craft

Current Position: Senior Digital Journalist, LiveNOW from FOX
Past MMR Coverage Location: Las Vegas, NV
"The MMR program has provided me with unparalleled experience for a reporter early in my career. The opportunities the program provides are unmatched in the industry and I’m all the better for it."

Hunter Davis

Current Position: Fox Weather Multimedia Journalist
Past MMR Coverage Location: Austin, TX
“This program gives you so many tools and resources while reporting out in the field. You get access and advice to a great group of mentors to help you excel as a reporter."

Rob DiRienzo

Current Position: WAGA-TV Fox 5 Reporter
Past MMR Coverage Location: Boston, MA
"This program created opportunities I couldn’t have found anywhere else at this stage in my career. From being the first on the ground in natural disasters to pressing political leaders for answers, the MMR program puts you on the frontlines of major national and global news. You will travel the country and make friends and memories that will last a lifetime along the way."

Matt Finn

Current Position: Fox News Channel Correspondent, Los Angeles
Past MMR Coverage Location: Las Vegas, NV
“Fox News invests a ton of time and resources into ensuring the success of its one-of-a-kind Multimedia Reporters Program.”

Mitti Hicks

Current Position: Fox Weather Multimedia Journalist
Past MMR Coverage Location: Des Moines, IA
"The MMR program is a great opportunity to skyrocket your career to the next level. No other network program rivals the mentorship and guidance you will receive to become a skilled journalist. From politics to breaking national news, and original enterprising, the MMR program is dedicated to making sure that journalists in their careers have every opportunity to develop their storytelling skills."

Madeleine Rivera

Current Position: Fox News Edge Correspondent, Washington D.C.
Past MMR Coverage Location: Houston, TX
"As a multimedia reporter, I had the opportunity to cover some of the biggest national stories that I had hoped to be able to cover one day. I grew professionally and personally. The program can truly change the trajectory of your career."

Kyle Rothenberg

Current Position: Photographer, Los Angeles
Past MMR Coverage Location: Jackson, MS
“A once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity to catapult yourself into a media world of non-stop networking, valuable work, and national news experience. The MMR program transformed my college-level experience into a national network reality.”

Elina Shirazi

Current Position: WOFL Fox 35 Space Reporter
Past MMR Coverage Location: Miami, FL
"The multimedia reporter program is a highly competitive opportunity that allows you to make waves as a journalist. You travel across the country to report on some of the most important stories nationwide, work with top talent across all facets of the industry and propel your career to the top."

Garrett Tenney

Current Position: Fox News Channel Correspondent, Chicago
Past MMR Coverage Location: Jackson, MS
“I was able to work with and learn from the very best in the business on a daily basis. I’m blessed to still be here at Fox covering the biggest stories coming out of our nation’s capital.”

Hillary Vaughn

Current Position: Fox Business Network Correspondent, Los Angeles
Past MMR Coverage Location: Manchester, NH
“This exclusive program is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and it will change the course of your career.”

Charles Watson

Current Position: Fox News Channel Correspondent, Atlanta
Past MMR Coverage Location: Jackson, MS
“My time as a multimedia reporter was an invaluable experience. I learned how to take local news and evolve it into stories that grab the attention of a national audience across multiple Fox platforms. The program also taught me important lessons in responding to breaking news quickly while keeping calm.”